Listowel locals will inform you that it’s all the time been the case however now, at the least, it’s official because the North Kerry literary hub has been named because the ‘soundest city’ in all of Eire.
t was named as the general winner of the Cadbury and At the moment FM Sound City Award for 2022 over the weekend, following on from their ‘Sound City’ of the month award that they received again in September of this 12 months.
Judges had a tough job on their fingers to decide on an general winner from amongst seven totally different entries however finally, it was Listowel’s excellent group spirit and exemplary examples of volunteerism that helped them battle off stiff competitors to scoop the general title and a €10,000 group prize fund.
Described as a city with a “can do perspective” and one that’s “on a mission to higher the group for all”, Listowel was praised by judges for its “thriving enterprise and group community” in addition to being wealthy in tradition, historical past and wonder.
“Enormous congratulations to Listowel and its total group. Annually our Sound City marketing campaign with Cadbury Eire continues to shock me with essentially the most heart-warming tales with a powerful sense of group spirit, kindness and generosity.”
It’s an exquisite marketing campaign that shines a light-weight on cities and villages doing outstanding work to make it a greater place to reside and work,” mentioned At the moment FM Weekend Breakfast presenter Alison Curtis, commenting in town’s win.
Including to this, Senior Model Supervisor with Cadbury Eire, Úna Morrison, mentioned:
All seven finalist cities demonstrated superb kindness and generosity to their native communities and there’s little question that the Listowel group are worthy winners of the general Sound City title! As soon as once more, we had been thrilled to accomplice with At the moment FM to convey the Sound City initiative to life and on behalf of Cadbury Eire, I’d prefer to congratulate everybody in Listowel who contributed to this inspiring marketing campaign. The brand new Kingdom of Kerry’s Greenway, which passes by means of Listowel, will open quickly and it’s the right excuse to cease by and luxuriate in this Sound City.”